Category Archives: dessert

Saskatoon Berry Oatmeal Cookies & Picking Adventures

When I was a kid, on many of our families’ camping trips, while the others slept, you would often find my Uncle Garry and I out early on cool, dewy summer mornings, picking Saskatoon berries (aka Juneberries). Funny, during all … Continue reading

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Pistachio Dessert- 30 minute St. Patrick’s Day Recipe

I envisioned days, even weeks, stretched out in front of me, leisurely perusing Pinterest, looking for that perfect recipe (or even coming up with my own). Then the next thing I know, it’s closing in on me, only a few … Continue reading

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Healthy Starts Round up – Our Growing Edge

This January I had the opportunity to host a blogger’s link up called “Our Growing Edge.” Our Growing Edge is all about bloggers trying and sharing new things. It’s also about adventure, growth and pushing the boundaries. The theme for … Continue reading

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Raspberry Mocha Cinnamon Roll Lasagna – an easy breakfast or brunch

The beautiful thing about this Cinnamon Roll Lasagna breakfast/brunch recipe is that it can be whipped up (in less than 30 minutes) the night before or a couple of days in advance because it uses packaged cinnamon rolls.

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Raspberry Tiramisu Cutie Pies in 20 minutes

I don’t know what it is about tiramisu flavoured things that makes me weak at the knees. Maybe it’s the Kahlua, or the whipped cream, or perhaps it’s the mascarpone cheese. Oh and the coffee – I can’t forget the … Continue reading

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Vegan Blueberry Cookie Butter Dream Smoothie

January is all about Healthy Starts and smoothies are a great way to get a healthy and quick start to your day. This smoothie is not only filled with healthy fruit (that is easy to access all year round),  it … Continue reading

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Triple Berry Crumble

This is one of my favourite, quick and healthy dessert recipes. It’s a simple recipe that can be thrown together last minute for a potluck or holiday gathering.  And it’s the perfect easy recipe if you are charged with bringing … Continue reading

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Festive Red Velvet Brownie Balls: Keeping it real

Sometimes mistakes are just meant to be. That is exactly how these festive Red Velvet Brownie Balls were born… But here’s what I was actually trying to make:

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4 ingredient Whipped Shortbread

What I remember most about Christmas as a kid is the party food. The setting was always somebody’s 1970’s- style, wood panel rec room, kids running everywhere, that incredible spread of forbidden food that we had unrestricted access to (for one glorious … Continue reading

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Best Ever Butter Tarts- Quintessentially Canadian

In my world, it’s just not Christmas without butter tarts. Butter tarts are quintessentially Canadian, the perfect addition to your Christmas baking tray and the ultimate Canadian comfort food. This recipe is my family’s favourite and we have always had them … Continue reading

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